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Farmer Veterans in the Volunteer State

From vegetable growers and livestock producers, to agritourism operators and farm artisans, farmer veterans can be found throughout all types of agriculture in the Volunteer state. As you honor the brave men and women who have served our country this…

Veterans In Service The State

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Courtney Rogers and Tennessee Adjutant General Major General Jeff Holmes honored and recognized five veteran state employees and more than 450,000 Tennessee veterans of all ages and eras at the…

Patterson Supervisor for Middle Tennessee

A Hamilton County high school principal and a Gibson County supervisor have been honored for their work in Tennessee education during the annual banquet on Tuesday night. Dr. LeAndrea Ware, principal of the Howard School in Hamilton County Schools, was named Tennessee’s 2019-20…

Tennessee ACT Participation At All Time High

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn announced today that a total of 63,829 students from Tennessee’s 2019 graduating class took the ACT, earning an average composite score of 20. This represents a 98 percent participation rate, which is an all-time high in…

Infant Mortality Rate Lowest In 3 Years

The Tennessee Department of Health is celebrating the lowest infant mortality rate in the state in three years. TDH data show there were 38 fewer infant deaths in the state in 2018 than in 2017. Infant mortality is defined as…

Turkey Tee Off Helps Children for 9th Year

“The Turkey Tee Off has become an annual tradition for many local golfers.  The morning started out chilly, but quickly warmed up, and we were blessed with a beautiful day on Saturday,” said Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer. …